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Capt Arthur de Bells Adam (MC)
1885 - 1916

CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916

Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916

Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916

Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
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Sgt 58663 Charles Adams

  • Age: Unknown.
  • From: Brighton
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 20th Btn
  • D.O.W Thursday 11th October 1917
  • Commemorated at: Greenwich Cem London
    Panel Ref: Screen Wall 1.C.B.1073

Charles Adams was born 1880 at Brighton, Sussex and was the husband of Elizabeth Ann Adams (nee Davies) of 51 Throstle Bank, Hyde. Charles and Elizabeth Ann married 4th November 1914 at St John the Baptist, Hulme, Manchester. Elizabeth Ann was born 10th February 1897.

The 1911 Census shows them living at 51 Throstle Bank, Hyde.

Charles is aged 30, born 1881 and working as a labourer for a cotton manufacturer and his wife Elizabeth Ann is aged 32, born 1879 in Ashton upon Mersey and she is a trimmer. They had been married four years at the time of the Census.

He enlisted in Manchester and was serving in the 20th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Sergeant No 58663 when he died of wounds on the 11th October, 1917 during the Third Battle of Ypres.

He now lies in Greenwich Cemetery, London.


We currently have no further information on Charles Adams, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

Screen Walls are a type of memorial for Commonwealth War Dead, they are predominantly used to record the names of individuals who have a known grave but where it is not possible to erect a CWGC headstone or the exact location of the grave is no longer known.

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